# nth

nth- expressing the ordinal equivalent to
*n* - of the indefinitely large or small quantity represented by
*n*

Origin of nth

from (seve)nth, (eleve)nth**nth Idioms**

to the nth degree

- to an indefinite degree or power
- to an extreme

## nth

adjective

- Relating to an unspecified ordinal number:
*ten to the nth power.* - Relatively large but unspecified:
*tried calling for the nth time.*

Origin of nth

**n**

^{2}

*indefinite number*

**-th**

^{3}

## nth

Adjective

(*not comparable*)

- (mathematics) Occurring at position
*n*in a sequence. - (informal) Occurring at a relatively large but unspecified position in a series.

Noun

(*plural* nths)

- (mathematics) The item at position
*n*in a sequence. - (informal) The item in a relatively large but unspecified position in a series.